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Category Archive: Hack of the Week, MISC, Project Cars, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Uncovering Original Paint With Oven Cleaner! This 1934 Ford 5 Window Gets Even Cooler!

I’m a fan of original paint and patina, but I hate the fake stuff. Sometimes the patina on a ride doesn’t look great because of a horrible repaint that makes the car look worse than it...

Finnegan And Newbern Try Not To Kill The Barn Find Pro Street Firebird Before Rocky Mountain Race Week 2.0

Anytime you strap an engine to the dyno or a car to the chassis dyno, there is a part of you that is nervous until it makes the first pull without leaking or hurting anything. Multiply that...

1320 Video Drag Week Highlights: Day 0 Tech, Testing, And More.

Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week just got done and everyone is talking about it. The livestream gave you guys all the action, but not the behind-the-scenes stuff you expect from 1320Video. Fredd...

FREE LIVESTREAM! $100,000 Up For Grabs Today At The Superbowl Of Bracket Racing! More Than $600K On The Line Total!

You can watch big money bracket racing all week and through the weekend right here LIVE. And with $100,000 on the line for the winner today, and more than $600,000 throughout the week, this is going...

Are These The Top 10 Car Chase Movies Of The 1970’s?

Top 10 lists are always subjective, but we still had to share this list because it is all about car chases in 1970’s movies and that makes us happy. There are some good choices in this one,...

Will A Dual Plane Intake Work With Boost? How About A Blowthru Carb Setup?

Years and years ago we ran a dyno test on a small block Chevrolet with a dual plane intake and Holley carburetor to see just how bad distribution and air-fuel ratios were when you used nitrous on a...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: Edd Is Working On A Super Clean 1966 Mustang That Got To England Through California

We’re used to Edd working on some weird or interesting stuff, but to see him working on a 1966 Mustang, that came from California, but that now lives in England near him, is a little strange....

$3500 Build: Bags, Body Fitment, And Turbos. Wait…Turbos? Oh Yeah

Casey is making big things happen on the $3,500 build and that means getting the suspension finished up, mounting the body where it needs to go, and adding turbos. Wait, turbos? Yeah, apparently...

Metal Fab In Minutes: How to Use a Shrinker & Stretcher, Panel Beater Bag & MORE

A motorcycle fender may not be what you need to make for your project, but it is a great part to make in order to show just what each of these sheet metal tools can do. Starting off with a Panel...

Listen Up: This Episode Of The NHRA Insider Has Steve Johnson and Edmond Richardson Talking Shop!

Steve Johnson and Edmond Richardson join host Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast. Johnson after a stunning triumph at the Countdown Opening event at Maple Grove Raceway and...

Drag Strip Time Machine Video: A Day At Great Lakes Dragaway Circa 1977 – Top Fuel, Pro Stock, More!

There are few tracks in the world of drag racing that have the history, the feel, and the outright awesomeness of Great Lakes Dragway in Union Grove, Wisconsin. Sure the place may be a little rough...

Retro Review: The 1990 VW Corrado G60 Was An Oddly Supercharged Zinger That Led The Company’s Resurgence

We hate when we forget about cars, but thankfully there’s the internet to remind us of their existence. While we remembered the VW Corrado (mainly because we knew a guy in college who owned...

Watch Hot Rod Drag Week 2021 HERE! Live Streaming Coverage – THE LAST DAY!

Oh yes, Hot Rod Drag Week is back! With nearly 400 entries starting the crazy week of drag n’ drive competition, the first day had its fair share of oil downs and delays. Day two is when that...

Awesome Video: This 1967 Piece By Coca Cola Called “Pit Stop” Highlights Every Major Form Of Racing

Back in the late 1960s the United States was absolutely gaga for motorsports of all kinds. Stock car racing, drag racing, sports car racing, open wheel racing, and motorcycle competition were all...